Saturday, May 8  / April 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 25 / May 8. Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark St. Macedonius, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Sylvester, abbot of Obnora. Greek Calendar Martyr Nice. Eight anchorites who were martyred. Repose of Bassian the Blind of the Kiev Caves (1827). Photo of the Day The mantel of Saint John…

Friday, May 7  / April 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 24 / May 7. Martyr Sabbas Stratelites (the General) of Rome, and 70 soldiers with him. Martyrs Eusebius, Neon, Leontius, Longinus, and others at Nicomedia. Martyrs Pasicrates and Valentine in Moesia (Bulgaria). St. Thomas the Fool of Syria. St. Elizabeth the Wonderworker of Constantinople. Saints Sabbas and…

Thursday, May 6  / April 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 23 / May 6. Holy Glorious Great-martyr and Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George. Martyrs Anatolius and Protoleon, soldiers converted by witnessing the martyrdom of St. George. Martyr Alexandra the Empress (also 21 Apr). Martyrs Glycerius, Athanasius the Magician, Valerius, Donatus, and Therinus at Nicomedia. Blessed George of Shenkursk,…

Wednesday, May 5  / April 22 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day . April 22 / May 5. St. Theodore the Sykeote, Bishop of Anastasiopolis. St. Vitalis, monk of Gaza. Apostles Nathaniel, Luke, and Clement. Translation of the Relics of St. Vsevolod (in holy baptism Gabriel), prince of Pskov. Martyr Epipodius of Lyons. (Greek Calendar Martyr Nearchus.) Repose of Blessed…

Tuesday, May 4  / April 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 21 / May 4. Hieromartyr Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Festus, Proculus, and Sosius deacons; Desiderius, reader; and Eutychius and Acutius, laymen; at Pozzuoli. Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius. Martyr Alexandra the Empress (same as…

Monday, May 3  / April 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 20 / May 3. St. Theodore Trichinas (the Hair-shirt Wearer), hermit near Constantinople. St. Anastasius, abbot of Sinai. Blessed Gregory and Blessed Anastasius, Patriarch of Antioch. Hieromartyr Anastasius II, Patriarch of Antioch. St. Alexander, abbot of Oshevensk. Child-martyr Gabriel of Slutsk. Saints Betran and Theotimus, Bishops in…

Sunday, May 2  / April 19 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! The Samaritan Woman Saints of the Day April 19 / May 2. St. John of the Ancient Caves in Palestine. St. George the Confessor, Bishop of Antioch in Pisidia. St. Tryphon, Patriarch of Constantinople. Martyrs Christopher, Theonas and Antoninus at Rome. St. Nicephorus, abbot of Katabad. Hieromartyr Paphnutius of Jerusalem. St. Symeon…

Saturday, May 1  / April 18 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 18 / May 1. St. John, disciple of St. Gregory of the Decapolis. St. Cosmas, Bishop of Chalcedon, and his fellow ascetic St. Auxentius. Martyrs Victor, Zoticus, Zeno, Acindynus, and Severian of Nicomedia. St. Euthymius the Enlightener of Karelia, and Saints Anthony and Felix of St. Nicholas…

Friday, April 30  / 17 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 17 / 30. G Hieromartyr Simeon, Bishop in Persia, and those with him: Martyrs Abdechalas and Ananias, presbyters, Usthazanes, Fusicus (Pusicius), Ascitrea, and Azat the eunuch. Martyr Adrian of Corinth. St. Acacius, Bishop of Melitene. St. Zosimas, abbot of Solovki. St. Agapitus, pope of Rome. Opening of…

Thursday, April 29  / 16 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 16 / 29 Virgin Martyrs Agape, Irene and Chionia in Illyria. Martyrs Leonidas, Chariessa, Nice, Galina, Callista (Calisa), Nunechia, Basilissa, Theodora and Irene of Corinth. St. Theodore-Bassa, princess of Novgorod. New-Martyr Michael of Smyrna. The Weeping Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos ‘Ilyin Chernigov’. Photo of the…

Wednesday, April 28  / 15 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 15 / 28. Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens and Trophimus of the Seventy. Martyr Sabbas the Goth of Walachia. Martyrs Basilissa and Anastasia of Rome, disciples of Apostles Peter and Paul. St. Mstislav-Theodore, prince of Kiev. Martyr Suchias and his company in Armenia. (Greek Calendar: St. Leonidas, Bishop of…

Tuesday, April 27  / 14 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 14 / 27. St. Martin the Confessor, pope of Rome. Martyrs Anthony, John and Eustathius of Vilna (Lithuania). Martyr Ardalion the Actor. Martyr Azat the Eunuch and 1,000 Martyrs of Persia. St. Christopher the Sabbaite. (Greek Calendar: St. Cyriacius, Bishop of Jerusalem. St. Euthymius the Wonderworker.) Photo…